Ecologist and Green Infrastructure Specialist

Wellington Civic Offices
32233 - 35229
14 Jan 2019
06 Feb 2019
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Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Flexible hours

apT - Part of Telford & Wrekin Council

Ecologist and Green Infrastructure Specialist

£32,233 - £35,229 per annum


37 hrs per week

This is an exciting opportunity to join apT, a pioneering public sector development consultancy, which is part of Telford & Wrekin Council. We deliver planning services from a team which includes such as Highways Development Control, Ecology, Conservation, Healthy Spaces and Urban Design. We deliver holistic and innovative solutions to all our customers

From the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution and one of the UK’s first World Herritage Sites, Telford is the fastest growing town in the West Midlands, delivering more than 76 hectares of employment and circa 17,000 new homes over our new plan period up to 2031. Telford offers an exciting opportunity to develop your career! Rich in heritage and natural beauty, Telford is the heart of Shropshire, with a vibrant center, that’s currently expanding; a 450 acre town park with numerous leisure facilities; excellent transport links, Telford is the gateway between the midlands and Wales.

As a destination of vibrant places, people and experiences Telford has grown and developed into a hub of innovation and investment, that is committed to enabling sustainable development. 

Are you looking for a challenge, and a diverse range of work? Do you want to work in an innovative, positive team that shapes and develops the places we live and work in?  If so we want to hear from you!

Joining our team as an Ecologist and Green Infrastructure Specialist you will have the passion and sensitivity to lead in the provision of specialist advice across all council functions, integrating biodiversity considerations into council strategies and decisions.  You will also provide external ecological services to clients across the region, delivering a diverse range of projects.

We are looking for someone who enjoys the challenge of finding innovative and practical solutions which balance the needs of development and the needs of protected species, and green infrastructure, creating sustainable communities.

For further information about this post please contact Mark Turner or Mark Latham on  01952 384555 or email

We are committed to equality and diversity.

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